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Radiation Therapy - Assistant Professor and Program Director

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Posting Details

Position Information

Working Title Radiation Therapy - Assistant Professor and Program Director
Department Allied Health
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Position Number 00000000
Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

Northern Kentucky University embraces inclusiveness, equity, and global awareness in all dimensions of our work and seek excellence through diversity among our students, administrators, faculty, and staff. Application by members of diverse groups is encouraged.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.

Purpose of Position

Northern Kentucky University (NKU) College of Health Professions is seeking a Registered Radiation Therapist for the full-time position of Assistant Professor and Program Director for the Radiation Therapy Program. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional to lead the successful development and implementation of this new program for NKU.

This position is responsible for instruction in and program direction of the Radiation Therapy Program. This position is directly responsible and accountable for ensuring the fulfillment of curricular goals and objectives while obtaining and maintaining full accreditation through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The position requires current certification as a Registered Radiation Therapist, as well as experience in teaching and clinical practice. This is a 9-month faculty position with appointment at the rank of assistant professor.

Primary Responsibilities

Teach a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester, as assigned, some of which may be off-campus at area clinical sites.

Accountable for the overall processes and outcomes of the program to including the vision, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the program

Responsible for the structure and daily operation of the program, including organization, administration, periodic program review, outcomes assessment and evaluation

Perform course development and work continuously towards maintaining contemporary curricula or developing new curriculum.

Implement the radiation therapy program in accordance with the accreditation standards as defined by the JRCERT.

Coordinate student recruitment, selection, guidance, instruction, and evaluation.

Coordinate the community advisory committee for the program

Recruit and maintain clinical sites from numerous facilities, coordinate clinical contracts and obtain qualified preceptors at each clinical facility. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with radiation therapy staff within the clinical sites


The successful candidate will possess a Masters degree in Radiologic Sciences or related field and a degree in Radiation Therapy from an approved school of Radiation Therapy. At least 5 years of professional clinical experience and 3 years’ experience in education, preferably as a program director with proven experience related to JRCERT accreditation.

Additional qualifications include participation in teaching, service, and scholarly activities.

Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.

Minimum Education Master's Degree
Preferred Education Terminal Degree Appropriate to Discipline

Posting Detail Information

Requisition Number 2017F241
Job Open Date 05/24/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents
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